Definition of Dinosaur Company

An old company that is not creating innovative products or services, but instead relying on revenue streams from its old product or service linesto survive.

Example: The employee called their competitor a dinosaur company because they were using a legacy tech stack and hadn't innovated in a decade.

Variations: dinosaur companies

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The definition for "Dinosaur Company" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 06/18/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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